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Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
shape above east coast tonight. just days after hurricane sandy hit. sandy killed 113 people. right now nearly 1 plt 5 million people were out power. the storm did estimated $50 bill yj in damage. insurance companies say only $10 billion to $20 billion will be covered. new jersey governor looking to some pop stars to help with recovery efforts. governor christie saying quote my girls are big fans. will you help us spread the word? >> disney helped kick off a day of giving with a $2 million donation to the american red cross. you can help those hard hit. samsung matching your contributions today up to $3 million. you can help by texting abc to 90999 to get $10 or any amount to the efforts. you can also call or go online. abc 7 news joins us in san francisco with a look at the bay area efforts to help. there is an emergency station, 320 of them from the red cross. six from the bay area. one thing they need is blankets. >> seems like a small thing but blanket s provide a lot of comfort. we're sending more, another 80,000 blankets in advance of the nor easter we're expecting this week. is t
Nov 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
devastated by sandy. angry residents confronted michael bloomberg when the toured the rockaway peninsula in queens. >> [bleep] >> get what is going on here -- [bleep] >> already -- >> nothing. nothing. [bleep]. >> seriously, people are very frustrated. >> what's your response to people out here who are coming -- >> anybody everybody is working as hard as they can, the federal government, state government, city government, city employees have been working 24/7. >> new york city announced today that thousands of voters will cast their ballots at different polling places on tuesday because sandy damaged this places where they were originally assigned to vote. >>> sandy forced the cancellation of the new york city marathon, and hundreds of the runners decided instead to help storm victims. they raised money and gathered supplies. other runners, disappoint overall the cancellation of the marathon, ran the 26.2-miles in central park. >> crews loaded relief supplies on to freighters at oakland international airport. the giant 747 airliners will carry tons of relief supplies. one jet left this a
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, sandy. nearly five million homes and businesses are still without power. long lines as people try to catch buses into manhattan. coned yi ton says it's on track to restore power by saturday. he he says recovery is just going to take time. >> it's going to have to work out some procedures to make sure people can get food. some will have electricity back. they'll be back to normal situations. >> in new jersey national guardsmen rescued people still trapped. there are homes, piers and baurd board walks utterly wrecked. all three of the major new york area airports are open again but with limited service. first plane the storm hit landed at la guardia airport this morning. 20,000 flights were cancelled here at san francisco international airport the duty manager says flights are finally back to normal. he says there is no backlog of people travel together east coast at this point. and no need now for extra flights. >> members of a strike team being regarded as heroes for evacuating maternity ward. nurses clutching weeks-old babies using plastic bags as respirators. 20 maybes and mothe
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
on heels of super storm sandy. >> i don't think so, no. >> after what we went through it's just a little bit of snow. that is it.w÷z÷ >> 750,000 homes and businesses are in the dark down from 8.5 million after sandy hit. >> an east bay woman recovering from a three and a half hour ordeal tonight. and police are looking for two people who kidnapped her. the 57-year-old walking to her car in a parking lot in walnut creek last night, about 7:30 when it hatched. >> she was confronted fwoi men. 8ñz they caught up to her, blind folded her and bound and gagged her and put her in the back of her own car. >> this woman was released in an isolated section of the oakland hills. a smaller truck was seen leaving the area. police say this sketch is a teenager. the 14-year-old girl said this man grabbed her and pulled her toward a red, newer model dodge ram truck with another man at the wheel. she managed to escape and told her parents what happened. both suspects are described as white whales this, one is clean haven with shoulderql(@e length blond hair. >> one year after pitching tents on the step
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
and try to stabilize the gulch created as a result. >> the sandy mud cut a swath of misery, swapping what was a grassy field and trapping parked cars in the grip. nick cage tried to drive through an intersection thinking it's just water. he got stuck and struggled home through mud two feet deep. >> was there difficulty in walking back through the mud? >> it's hard to pull up. >> yes. >> his om bos is not sympathetic. >> what kind of mud? there is no rain. >> man yule watched as his car sat trapped. he missed around important training day in his nursing program. >> we're stuck here. >> job one was cleaning up the street. job two to stabilize the hillside. third figuring out what to do about mud covering hillside park. >> car owners dheening up the damage and can get reimbursed. >> we're here now with information victims need to know. >> yes. the first place victims turn to is their insurance company. >> i think they're going to cover it. >> he may not have to worry about that. victims can file a claim with the city. claichl forms available now. each claim reviewed with the outside manager.
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
making monday a day of giving for victims of sandy. disney kicking things off with a $2 million donation to the american red cross. ux help by texting to give $10 to the relief efforts. you can donate to the red cross by calling 1-800-help now or by going online to red >> economic news, october jobs report is out. candidates using it to try to win over voters before tuesday's election. rates picked up and analysts say that is because more people without jobs started looking for work. 171,000 new jobs were added to the economy. the president seized on the jobs report today. mr. obama told supporters more workers hired in october than any other time in the last eight months. he says america has come too far to turn back now. >> we've come too far to grow faint hearted. now is the time to keep pushing forward. train our workers to create new jobs and rebuild our infrastructure. >> mitt romney took aim at the unemployment report saying it's a sad reminder the economy is in a virtual stand still. >> he said he'd get unemployment down to 5.2%. that is nine million jobs short. th
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
of the electric repairs after hurricane sandy. it's also leading to flight delay skpdz cancellations again. >> last night we took flight status. then came up it's cancelled so just called united and told we can come for an evening flight. but now just told not sure. so. >> they're waiting and united and american and virgin lirns cancelled 31 flights out of sfo today. >> oh, boy. >> here at home we went from our summer weather in the maul fall, to winter. sandhya patel with a big weather change. >> that is right. we're going to get an early taste of winter and going to be seeing cold showers and a possibility of snow. yes, here in the bay area. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and trying to bring a big carry on on board one airline will now cost big bucks. michael finney has details on that. >> first place the president declared victory before he took the stage. the news continues in one minute. >>> police tracking down suspects one by one by a mob last month. investigators arrested nicholas hudson in new york city. police want to you take a look at these pictures of other suspects if yo
Nov 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
should have their power back by tonight. nearly two weeks after super storm sandy damaged powerlines and knocked down poles. 150,000 homes remain without power in new york, 130,000 in long island, new york, most of those folks will see their lights come back. con edison still needs to check damaged equipment. the oatals do -- >>> a cold weekend is coming to an end, let's find out if we have to deal with the chilly weather for the work week. >> leigh: you can see the live -- in the live camera, we're going to be warmer tonight. we'll look at the overnight lows. >> ama: a neighborhood looks like a war zone, homes reduced to rubble in indiana. >>> a controversy mysteriously found in the bay area hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >> ama: in syria opposition forces are uniting under a new leadership group. the u.s. and other western governments have been pressuring the opposition to form a c
Nov 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
but sit breezy. laura posts it was windy, didn't have to pedal. sandy writes can we expect real rain? yes. it's coming to the south day as well. moisture is right over the north bay. that is where rain has been falling. taking down to street level, river road around santa rosa, light rain now as you can see. street level here, main some light return as long highway 101. you've probably seen sprinkles around the region. here is what rainfall totals looked like. three and a half inches of rain. santa rosea, 67/100ths.]çr it drops off sharply south of there. a trace amount of concord. temperatures nouf mild, still.= upper 50s to mid 60s south wind. highs today have been into 60s. low 70s around monterey way. rain spreads south, showers diminishing tomorrow, a dry pattern for thanksgiving. so tomorrow morning, if you're getting away or you have a morning commute it's going to be rainy. showers north. radar showing you cold front. system is slowly advancing which is why some people have not seen much in the way of rain. here is a computer animation tonight. rain line still up int
Nov 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
at this time. commerce zeptz hurricane sandy contributed to the decline last month. that is expected and sales fell 32% on the east coast, but... they grew in mid west and out here in the west. the market was far more robust than last year, sales rose by 17% last month. compared to a year ago. and analysts say supply is getting thin. another sign housing market is rebounding. >> some consider extravagant to have a $3 laut yeah. but what about a $7 cup of joe? starbucks has the priceyest cup yet, offering a rare costa rica variety called geisha. a 12 ounce cup costs $6. a 16 ounce grandy -- grande, that is medium to you and me goes for $7. starbucks says customers want a superior bean. who are these people? >> i know. >> that is a grande price. >> yes. >> take a look at this rainbow over san jose city hall this morning. beautiful. we'd like to share your pictures with our viewers. you can e mail pictures to us. or share them with us. >> that is a great picture. >> yes. >> we have survived round one, but more is coming up. >> yes. that is right. sandhya patel is here now with more on this storm.
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